Google, Earthlink Win San Francisco Wi-Fi Pact

By Ben Charny  |  Posted 2006-04-06 Print this article Print

The city of San Francisco has tapped Google Inc. and partner Earthlink to build a city-wide wireless network. The decision was made late April 5 by the city's TechConnect Committee. In doing so, Google/Earthlink had beaten out some very high profile competitors for the same contract. motorola and tro[pos

It couldn't immediately be determined when the two will start construction of the network, which will useg Wi-Fi wireless technology. This will be Earthlink's fourth municipal Wi-Fi network while Google is testing its own Wi-Fi network in Mountain View, Calif. |

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